Cathy Newman joined Channel 4 News in January 2006. Cathy Newman presents Channel 4 News.
She spent over a decade in Fleet Street, latterly with the Financial Times. Since joining Channel 4 News in 2006 she has broadcast a string of investigations and scoops, including harassment allegations against the Liberal Democrat peer Lord Rennard. She also writes about politics for the Telegraph.
Ramatu Jalloh, of Save the Children, discusses the situation in Sierra Leone. She was driving through the area when the mudslides happened.
Steve Rolles, Senior Policy Analyst at Transform Drug Policy Foundation, and the journalist and author Peter Hitchens discuss drug tests at festivals.
Peter Herbert is a lawyer with BMELawyers4Grenfell, who have written to the Charity Commission on behalf of Grenfell residents and survivors to express their concern about the delivery of funds.
School Food and Health Policy Adviser Lindsay Graham is chair of a parliamentary task group on holiday hunger.
I’m joined now by Conservative MP Bob Blackman who was the sponsor of the Homelessness Reduction Act, and Darren who found himself sleeping rough last year.
Four supermarkets have withdrawn egg sandwiches and salads from their shelves over fears they’ve been contaminated with an insecticide. The Food Standards Agency admitted that 700,000 eggs imported into Britain may have been affected. But questions are being asked about why it’s taken so long to learn the full scale of the problem. It’s alleged…
Jim Gamble, a former Police Officer and the former chief executive of the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre, joins the studio.
Dolly Parton said he had one of the greatest voices of all time. It’s just one of thousands of tributes paid to the Country singer Glen Campbell who has died at the age of 81. Famed as a self-taught prodigy he released over 70 albums and sold 45 million records.
Newcastle now joins a growing roll call of English towns and cities where teenage girls were preyed on and abused by gangs of men. They include Rochdale, Oxford, Aylesbury, Bristol, Peterborough, and Rotherham. One of the girls who was abused there is Sammy Woodhouse who has now waived her anonymity.
First Uber – now Google is the latest tech giant to be embroiled in a sexism row. An internal memo written by a male software engineer has gone viral – and sparked outrage amongst Google’s female staff over his claims that the lack of women in senior roles was down to biological differences.
There’s no escaping your past if you live your life online: it’s all out there, visible for anyone to see. But soon you could get the right to make sure those episodes you’d prefer to forget can actually be forgotten. Ministers have outlined a new Data Protection Bill – giving people more control over what…
The National Trust has backed down in a row over its gay pride campaign.
Why aren’t we building enough houses? It’s a question that successive governments have promised to address but very little seems to change. Joining us from Hertfordshire is Grant Schapps, a former Conservative housing minister and in the studio is Matt Thomson from the Campaign to Protect Rural England and the writer and journalist, Dawn Foster.
Joining me from Manchester is the former England and Everton Ladies defender Fern Whelan.
From Birmingham is the Labour MP for Perry Barr, Khalid Mahmood, and with me in the studio is Leroy Logan a former Met Police Superintendent who served for 30 years in the force.